Tag: armour

Adoration of the Magi (1598-1600)

Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) Adoration of the Magi 1598–1600 Oil on copperplate, 26.5 x 35.2 cm Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg Compare: Brueghel, Jan the Elder (1568-1625) The Adoration of the Kings 1598 National Gallery, London     Brueghel, Jan the Elder…

La morte di Giacinto (c.1752-1753)

Tiepolo, Giambattista (1696-1770) La morte di Giacinto (The Death of Hyacinthus) c.1752–1753 Oil on canvas, 287 x 232 cm Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid This large canvas dates from the period when Tiepolo was working in Würzburg. It was first attributed to the…

Madonna della Vittoria (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Madonna della Vittoria (The Virgin of Victory) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on poplar, 285 x 168 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris The Virgin and Child surrounded by six saints (Michael, Andrew, Longinus, George, Elizabeth, the young…

La crocifissione (1456-1459)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) La crocifissione (The Crucifixion) 1456–1459 Tempera on poplar, 76 x 96 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Central panel of the predella of the triptych commissioned by the apostolic prothonotary Gregorio Correr for the high altar of the church…

Parnaso (4th quarter of the 15th century)

Mantegna, Andrea (c.1431-1506) Parnaso (Parnassus) 4th quarter of the 15th century Tempera on canvas, 159 x 192 cm Musée du Louvre, Paris Commandé durant l’hiver 1496-1497 par Isabelle d’Este, marquise de Mantoue (1474-1539) pour la décoration de son premier studiolo au Castello…

L’Arcangelo Michele (1458)

Lippi, Filippo (1406-1469) L’Arcangelo Michele (The Archangel Michael) 1458 Tempera on wood panel, 81.3 x 29.8 x 3 cm Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland Pair of Panels from a Triptych: The Archangel Michael and St. Anthony Abbot. These panels depicting Saints…